The Marc Steiner Show

May 15: This Day in History

peoplesparkMay 15, 2015 – Segment 1

On this day in history, a protest against the closing of People’s Park in Berkeley, California turned violent when police fired buckshot and demonstrators. One man, James Rector, was killed, and least 128 Berkeley residents were admitted to local hospitals for head trauma, shotgun wounds, and other serious injuries inflicted by police.


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Marc Steiner

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